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Welcome to Advent ...

Advent is located in Jackson County<1>.

The location of Advent has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Advent is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Advent lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Advent: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities near Advent ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Advent.

  • Charleston [Kanawha County]
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    • Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Advent
    • Estimated population in 2018: 47,215 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<6>
  • South Charleston [Kanawha County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Charleston
    • South Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Advent
    • Estimated population in 2018: 12,240 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Charleston<6>
  • Dunbar [Kanawha County]
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    • Dunbar [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Advent
    • Estimated population in 2018: 7,205 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunbar<6>
  • Nitro [Kanawha County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nitro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nitro
    • Nitro [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Advent
    • Estimated population in 2018: 6,462 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nitro<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ripley [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ripley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
      • Ripley [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Advent
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,185 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<6>
    • Winfield [Putnam County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfield
      • Winfield [Putnam County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Advent
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,370 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfield<6>
    • Spencer [Roane County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Spencer [Roane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Advent
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,088 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<6>
    • Clendenin [Kanawha County]
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      • Clendenin [Kanawha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Advent
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,121 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clendenin<6>
    • Poca [Putnam County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poca
      • Poca [Putnam County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Advent
      • Estimated population in 2018: 985 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poca<6>
    • Bancroft [Putnam County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bancroft have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bancroft
      • Bancroft [Putnam County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Advent
      • Estimated population in 2018: 598 people
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Advent. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Advent.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Advent. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Advent.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Advent. See our Newspapers Page for Advent.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Advent ...

Looking for more information about Advent? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Advent, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Advent.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Advent. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Jackson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Advent - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Advent) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Advent. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6104, Longitude: -81.5587       In this case, the coordinates for Advent have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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